Treat Yourself: Spartanburg’s Spas, Salons and More

Treat Yourself: Spartanburg’s Spas, Salons and More

Treat yourself! It’s everyone’s favorite self-indulgent permission, inspired by NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.” Nice clothes, delectable wine and food, spa treatments; it’s all fair game if you plan on treating yourself. Spartanburg is home to a number of spas that will whisk you away on a cloud of relaxation. (You can’t spell Spartanburg without ‘spa,’ af

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Celebrate Spartanburg’s Black History & Black Owned Businesses

Celebrate Spartanburg’s Black History & Black Owned Businesses

When you visit Spartanburg, be sure to support our Black-owned businesses, celebrate Black culture, and learn about Spartanburg’s 230 year history. Check out these Black-owned restaurants, bars and hotels, and educate yourself on the key role the Black community had in developing Spartanburg to what it is today. WHERE TO STAY [caption id="attachment_6266" align="a

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What to Do and Where to Be in 2023

What to Do and Where to Be in 2023

As the calendar turns from 2022 to 2023, there’s no shortage of options to experience, or reexperience, everything new Spartanburg County has to offer. Use this guide throughout the new year as encouragement to taste and try new things, whether it’s a new local restaurant, an untested outdoor adventure, or a chance to get creative. EAT A LOCAL BURGER, WIN A LOCAL PRIZE

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What to Do Inside When It’s Cold Outside

What to Do Inside When It’s Cold Outside

South Carolina is known for its hot and humid summers, but winter and cold temperatures do find their way to the Palmetto state. In Spartanburg, the cold weather can be combatted with layers, heaters, dinners and drinks around the fire (or a well-placed heater) and a plethora of fun indoor activities for all ages. Museums + Art Galleries Spartanburg Art Museum A “

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Spartanburg’s Top Things to Do in 2022

Spartanburg’s Top Things to Do in 2022

Zip Around Downtown Spartanburg on a Blue Duck Scooter Zoom (and we don’t mean a video-call) through downtown on Blue Duck Scooters in Downtown Spartanburg. The e-scooters are available for rent, seven days a week, from 7 A.M.-10 P.M. by using the Blue Duck app. Exploring downtown, getting to a restaurant on time or enjoying a speedy ride through the heart of the Hub Ci

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Pride in Spartanburg: Best Spots for LGBTQ Visitors

Pride in Spartanburg: Best Spots for LGBTQ Visitors

The City of Spartanburg is a surprisingly progressive retreat in Upstate South Carolina. Since welcoming the first Upstate Pride March at Barnet Park in 2009, Spartanburg has flourished with local businesses and community organizations embracing the LGBTQ+ community. Upstate Pride Week is celebrated each November, with additional Pride events hosted during National Pride

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